ABC network president Preston Padden told members of Congress Wednesday that his company has no intention of abandoning high definition television --- at least in the near future.
Joe Wizan and Don Schneider's Phase 1 Prods. has optioned David O'Malley's pitch, "Heart of My Enemy."
Roy Lott, an 18-year veteran of Arista Records, has been offered the newly created No. 2 spot at EMI Recorded Music, where he is expected to assist Ken Berry in taking care of the day-to-day duties…
The Carsey-Werner Co. has upped Dick W. van de Bunt to the newly created post of executive veepee of business and legal affairs, reporting to Stuart Glickman, vice chairman and CEO.
Matthew Duda has been upped to exec VP of program acquisitions and planning, while Matt Riklin has been promoted to exec veepee of program enterprises and distribution at Showtime Network Inc.
The performance of DreamWorks TV has been decidedly mixed over the past two years. Out of the five network series the studio has placed on the air, four have been canceled; the other one, ABC's…
A hardware haul of 19 Emmys last weekend has emboldened HBO Pictures president John Matoian to greenlight HBO's most expensive film, "A Bright Shining Lie," the adaptation of Neil Sheehan's 1988…
Stuart Gottesman has been named to the new position of vice president for regional publicity and promotion for Paramount Pictures' motion pictures group.
TNT has committed to hosting a Ken Ehrlich Prods. fundraising extravaganza celebrating the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Committee for UNICEF on Dec. 10, to be telecast live on TNT.
Through its executive and artist signings, DreamWorks Records has sent a message to music industry dealmakers that its mandate is to concentrate on the music and not flavor-of-the-month artists and…
Th-th-that's not all folks. Animation director Chuck Jones, creator of cartoon characters such as Bugs Bunny and Pepe Le Pew, has inked a long-term agreement with Warner Bros., formalizing his…